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ARK - News Media resources
Background information for news reporters and meteorologists about the "Build an 'ARK'" flood safety campaign.

News release (March 11, 2013)

What is the "Build an ARK" campaign?

News media flooding fact sheet

History of flooding in Charlotte-Mecklenburg 
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National Weather Service's list of Charlotte-Mecklenburg flood events including damage estimate and flood deaths since 1993

National Weather Service's summary of 2012 flood fatalities




Charts showing Charlotte-Mecklenburg's flood history from 1993 to 2011
Chart showing local floods by time of day 

Most local floods happen between noon and 6 p.m.

 Chart showing local floods by month

 Most local floods occur in June, July and August.

 Chart showing local floods by year

 An average of more than four significant local floods each year.